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A Handy Chart For How Long Fresh Produce Will Last

Food52 | Posted 07.02.2016 | Taste
Food52

To maximize the shelf life of your produce, take the time to store everything properly before you put it away. This doesn't mean you need to wash everything--in fact, you shouldn't. Most items will last longer if you don't.

3 Mistakes You Are Making in Storing Fruits and Vegetables

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 06.04.2016 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

Most people unpack their shopping bags and put everything in the refrigerator. In theory, that seems like a good idea, doesn't it? Then why do we find a few days later our fruits and vegetables are limp, shriveled, or worse yet rotten? What went wrong?

Here's How Long All Of Your Produce Lasts

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 09.10.2015 | Taste

Late spring is the time of year when it's really hard to pass by the farmers market without scooping up far more produce than you can actually fit in ...

'Where Hope Grows': A Review

International Down Syndrome Coalition | Posted 05.11.2016 | Impact
International Down Syndrome Coalition

The International Down Syndrome Coalition staff had the privilege of a private screening of Where Hope Grows. Staff members were impressed and moved by the film. This inspiring movie shatters stereotypes of those with Down syndrome.

Upgrade Your Snack With These Fresh Picks

Julie Upton | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

One of my nutrition "rules" I live by is to always have a serving of fruit or veggies as their snacks. My gym bag always has an apple, banana or clementines in it as I find those fruits travel well and are easy to eat when I'm time-pressed and on-the-go.

Let 2015 Be The Year Of Ugly Produce

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 12.18.2014 | Taste

Nothings perfect, not even your carrot.

The Bristol's Strength: The Chef Chris Pandel Difference

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 01.20.2015 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

Filming in Chris Pandel's kitchen at The Bristol for the upcoming Dinner Party was just plain fun. Relaxed and unassuming, Pandel just might be one of...

5 Unexpected Ways To Use Vinegar

Tasting Table | Posted 01.05.2015 | Taste
Tasting Table

Vinegar adds essential astringency to salad dressings, balances sauces and brightens all manner of flavors.

The 50 States Of Superfoods

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living

From every state's unofficial dessert to the fattiest foods in the U.S., state-by-state food rankings often leave much to be desired among those of us...

How To Slice, Dice, Peel And Pit Your Favorite Produce In Seconds

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 08.11.2014 | Taste

Ain't nobody got time for grueling food prep.

The Best Facebook Post I've Seen in a Long Time

Mike Porath | Posted 09.30.2014 | Parents
Mike Porath

My favorite posts on Facebook are ones that share something honest and meaningful -- an opinion, a thought, a perspective, an experience. Of all my friends, the one who does this most consistently is Milan Chakraborty, an old college buddy who is now a film producer.

Six Surprises About the State of the American Farm

OnEarth | Posted 09.15.2014 | Green
OnEarth

A few early-summer visits to the local farmers market are usually all it takes to turn us into cheerleaders for the American farm. But if you really want to know about the current state of farming in the U.S.A., you'll need some real, hard facts.

Every Type Of Person You'll See At The Farmers Market

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.23.2014 | Taste

From the stroller pusher to the person who touches everything.

How Good Do You Want to Be?

Max Benavidez | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
Max Benavidez

I recently picked up a copy of Paul Arden's 2003 book, It's Not How Good You Are, It's How Good You Want to Be. I've heard of this book and seen quote...

14 Foods That Aren't What They Seem

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.09.2014 | Taste

You think you know, but you have no idea.

The Oldest Nutrition Advice May Be The Wisest

Julie Upton | Posted 06.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

There's more nutrition information available to all of us than ever before, but consumers seem more confused about what to eat.

World's Largest Banana Company Is Born

Reuters | By SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 05.10.2014 | Business

DUBLIN (AP) — Yes, they have more bananas. Fruit supply companies Chiquita of the United States and Fyffes of Ireland said Monday the...

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Food Waste and Save Money

Emily Chen | Posted 04.20.2014 | Home
Emily Chen

A third of food produced globally is lost or wasted, amounting to 1.3 billion tons and costing $750 billion annually, or food that could feed 2 billion people.

Too Soon to Celebrate New SNAP Incentive Program in the Farm Bill

Michele Simon | Posted 04.12.2014 | Home
Michele Simon

There are still a lot of details to be ironed out. Under the program, the funding averages $20 million a year (for five years) in an $80 billion annual program with more than 47 million participants. If every SNAP participant were included, that would amount to less than 50 cents of incentives per person for the entire year.

Which Hot Potato?

Blue Apron | Posted 11.26.2013 | Taste
Blue Apron

Your guide to Yukon Golds, Fingerlings and Baby Reds.

Consider the Onion

Anne Maxfield | Posted 11.02.2013 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

As it turns out, there is an awful lot of labor connected with something as everyday as an onion and with all food.

Fructose, Fruit, and Frittering

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 10.02.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Why does anyone need to make a case for eating fruit? We have cited the combination of "fruits and vegetables" as the cornerstone of healthful eating throughout the entire era of modern nutrition, and it has been so since before the advent of modern humans.

Crazy for Kale... Or Not So Much?

Julie Upton | Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

Kale is more nutrient-packed than spinach, but due to its strong flavor, many of my clients have to add a lot of high-calorie extras to eat it. Spinach is more mild and can be enjoyed without as much "doctoring" as kale.

The Produce You Want to Eat in July

Blue Apron | Posted 07.15.2013 | Taste
Blue Apron

Bringing the farm stand to you.

6 Ideas for Picking a Great CSA

Anne Maxfield | Posted 07.06.2013 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

A CSA is a great way of exploring new foods, while supporting farmers. Here are some guidelines for picking the right CSA.